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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

Great Futures Start Here

four stars

91.13

6648 Ed Bluestein Boulevard Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 444-7199   Web Site
EIN: 74-6087356

Board Leadership
William Talbot
Chairman

CEO
Misti Potter
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.13 four stars
  Financial 93.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area works to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. We provide kids a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences. With 32 Clubs here in the Austin area, we help over 12,000 kids each year (and over 2,900 each day) grow into healthy responsible, caring young adults.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area works to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. We provide kids a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences. With 32 Clubs here in the Austin area, we help over 12,000 kids each year (and over 2,900 each day) grow into healthy responsible, caring young adults.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of students at or above a 90% attendance rate
9,264
Number of student behavioral issues reported
985
Number of student suspensions
985
Number of students enrolled
9,856
Number of high school seniors who graduate from high school on time
9,560
Number of participants who are promoted to the next grade on time
9,658
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

93.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.14
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
Note: This organization did not select any of the multiple choice responses to this question
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Creation and implementation of teen focused programs in the Arts, Workforce Development and Drivers Ed Establishment of morning care for kids Weekly youth "Pulse Checks" Parent's night out
This Constituent Voice information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Voice information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (TX) 91.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Brookings (SD) 94.30 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield (MO) 86.26 three stars
100 Black Men of America (GA) 88.12 three stars
Bolder Options (MN) 85.44 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,848,302
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,848,302
   Program Service Revenue $261,906
Total Primary Revenue $7,110,208
   Other Revenue $1,129,185
TOTAL REVENUE $8,239,393
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,831,992
   Administrative Expenses $732,309
   Fundraising Expenses $433,988
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,998,289
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,241,104
   
Net Assets $9,086,515

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 91.13 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.83 four stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 93.02 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 88.22 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.13 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 88.02 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-6087356
Name in IRS Master File BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF AUSTIN AND TRAVIS COUNTY INC
NTEE Code O23
NTEE Classification Boys and Girls Clubs (Combined)
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (321) Boys Club, Little League, etc.
(349) Other youth organization or activities
(327) Prevention of cruelty to children
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,043 2.10% Misti Potter Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (TX) 91.13 four stars
TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity (CA) 93.03 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (FL) 96.19 four stars
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (MD) 85.29 three stars
After-School All-Stars (CA) 90.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
6648 Ed Bluestein Boulevard
Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 444-7199
fax: (512) 444-7554
EIN: 74-6087356

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Board Leadership

William Talbot
Chairman

CEO

Misti Potter
CEO

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